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Iranian Crisis #268807

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 13, 1980
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(Studio) Indications of possible break in Iranian hostage crisis said coming in statements from President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) Bani-Sadr's remarks, in French radio broadcast, re: Ayatollah Khomeini's alleged approval of compromise plan cited; his conditions for hostage's release outlined on screen. For. Min. Sadegh Ghotbzadeh, visiting Greece, reported making contradictory statements; Bani-Sadr said hinting that Ghotbzadeh, his political rival, may soon be out of office
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(DC) Pertinent elements to resolution of crisis outlined; details listed on screen. [State Department spokesperson Hodding CARTER - comments on Khomeini's alleged acceptance of plan; administration's continuing silence.] Officials' concern over Bani-Sadr considered.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Khomeini's continued hospitalization in Tehran mentioned.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom;
Kalb, Marvin

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